Chianti Classico DOCG 2018 – Castello di Radda

14.90 CHF

The climate of Radda is characterized by strong thermal excursions and never excessive maximum temperatures, favoring thus elegance of our wines. Our vineyards are located approximately 400 meters above sea level and enjoy a southeast, south, southwest exhibition. The soil has a clay and limestone structure with a good presence of silica skeleton.
The low production yield and good exposure favor a proper maturation of the bunch.
The grapes are harvested by hand and then selected on the table sorting in the cellar.
Fermentation takes place in stainless steel thermo-conditioned 50 hl and 100 hl vats, followed by a maceration on the skins for two to three weeks.

Vinification and ageing :

The malolactic fermentation is carried out both in stainless steel and wood. Part of the aging is in tonneaux and part in of Slavonian 20 hl oak barrels. Final ageing in bottle for at least six months before release.

Colour :

Intense ruby, garnet

Aroma :

Pleasant, intensely varietal, hints of violet

Taste :

Harmonious, with an aftertaste of fruit and ripe plum, savory, slightly tannic, which is refined over time.

Food Pairing :

Red and white meat, such as rabbit alla cacciatore, guinea fowl roasted with herbs or Tuscan beef stew. Game dishes or venison saddle.

Resistance for ageing :

10 years and over

Additional Information

Grape : 90% Sangiovese; 10% other grapes (Canaiolo, Colorino)
Vintage : 2018
Alcohol content: 14,5%
Format : 0.75 l
Producer : Azienda Agricola Castello di Radda
Region/Country : Veneto/Italy
Awards :
2019 JamesSuckling.com, 90/100 points
2020 Gambero Rosso Vini d’Italia : 2 “Bicchieri”

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Chianti Classico DOCG 2018

Chianti Classico DOCG 2018 – Castello di Radda

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